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Table 1 Distribution of general characteristics of medical laboratory scientist trained on malaria microscopy

From: Immediate assessment of performance of medical laboratory scientists following a 10-day malaria microscopy training programme in Nigeria

Characteristics Frequency n = 108 (%)
Sex Male 76 (70.4)
Female 32 (29.6)
Type of health facility Secondary 100 (92.6)
Tertiary 8 (7.4)
State Cross River 29 (26.9)
Ebonyi 10 (9.3)
Kogi 29 (26.9)
Nasarawa 18 (16.7)
Zamfara 22 (20.4)
*WHO Expert level Level 1 0 (0.0)
Level 2 1 (0.9)
Level 3 3 (2.8)
Level 4 104 (96.3)
  1. *Microscopists are categorized into four levels following a competency assessment implemented/supervised by WHO and based on WHO curriculum, level 1 is the highest skilled level